Qualcomm MSM8909 Snapdragon 210

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Qualcomm MSM8909
Manufacturer Qualcomm
Name MSM8909
Architecture armv7
CPU 4x Cortex-A7
GPU Adreno 304
Year 2015
Process 28nm
Mainline experimental
Components
CPU
Works
UART
Works
Storage
Works
USB
Works
Display
Works
GPU
Pinctrl
I²C
Audio
Broken
Video
Thermal
WiFi
Partial
Bluetooth
Broken
Modem
Broken
GPS
Camera
Broken
Suspend


MSM8909/APQ8009 (or Snapdragon 210) is a low-end Qualcomm SoC released in 2015. There is a slightly higher clocked variant (CPU cores up to 1.3 GHz) available as Snapdragon 212.

Devices

Snapdragon 210 (MSM8909)

Device Codename Mainline
Huawei Y560-L01 huawei-y560 N
Lenovo Yoga Tab 3 10 LTE yt3-x50l
LG K4 lg-m160e
LG K7 lg-m1
Microsoft Lumia 550 microsoft-saimaa
Microsoft Lumia 650 LTE microsoft-saana Y
Mobvoi Ticwatch C2+ mobvoi-skipjack

USB

Works. You can use USB Networking.

Display

Display seems to work fine on all Snapdragon 210 devices. Touchscreen doesn't work on all SD210 devices like LG K7. No workaround found yet for the issue.

Mainline

There is an experimental mainline Linux port available at https://github.com/stephan-gh/linux/tree/msm8909/5.18. WiFi, Bluetooth, Modem work. The main open problem is the display, which is quite different from other Qualcomm SoCs (MDP3 instead of MDP4/MDP5) and needs a new driver in Linux.